Ministry of Frontiers, Nations and Tribal Affairs (Afghanistan)

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The Ministry of Frontiers, Nations and Tribal Affairs is an organ of the Central Government of Afghanistan.[1][2]

Afghanistan's Minister of Tribal and Border Affairs
name term appointed by notes
Amanullah Zadran 2001-12—mid-2002 Hamid Karzai
Arif Nurzai mid-2002 to mid-2004(?) Hamid Karzai
Abdul Karim Barahawi Hamid Karzai

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  1. ^ a b "Afghan power brokers: Playing the tribal loyalty card". Christian Science Monitor. 2002-06-10. Archived from the original on October 28, 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-08. The Zadrans are the largest tribe in southeastern Afghanistan – important enough that last December Karzai appointed one of Khan's younger brothers, Amanullah Zadran, as his minister of borders and tribal affairs. 
  2. ^ Waldman, Amy (2001-12-28). "A Nation Challenged: Disputed attack; Fluid Loyalties Are Laid Bare By a U.S. Raid". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  3. ^ a b c d Thomas H. Johnson (February 2006). "The Prospects for Post-Conflict Afghanistan: A Call of the Sirens to the Country’s Troubled Past". V (2). Strategic Insights. Archived from the original on 2009-03-01. Retrieved 2009-06-29.